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This is a station on the 6.5 mile Watford to St Albans Abbey branch line. It is the third station on the line and is about 3 1/2 miles south of St Albans Abbey station.
For more information about the line and it's history go to The Abbeyline Website
Railway type and traffic
In a day you will see one unit working the line, all day. This has been either Class 313, 321 or 150 on occasion.
Charters are very rare due to pathing constraints and test trains have been know to visit on an annual basis.
Engineering is more likely to be carried out by road rail equipment.
The station is an old platform building and still retains a canopy. There is a builders yard in what would have been part of the car park.
From the M25, Junction 21a:
Head south along the A405, follow the signs for the leisure center and you will pass the railway station on your left.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Bricket Wood Station, Abbeyline map co-ordinates
There is a small station car park.
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Bricket Wood Station, Abbeyline
Bricket Wood Station, Abbeyline general view map
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Bricket Wood Station, Abbeyline
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The station still retains a 'steam era' canopy over the platform which provides some visual interest. The line is fairly straight at this point and the OLE masts are all on the opposite side of the line. Looking to the north there are a number of over bridges, but the line to the south is uninterrupted. The line is also dead straight at this point.
General views - All photographs © Marcus Dawson unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south west
Fig 2 - Looking south west
Fig 3 - Looking south west
As above, but with more zoom.
Fig 4 - Looking south west
As above, but with even more zoom.
Fig 5 - Looking north east
Fig 6 - Looking north east
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